By Chris Dawson June 23, 2020 - 10:00 am

ONS proportion of retail spent online hits record 34%

According to the latest ONS figures, the proportion of retail spent online soared to the highest proportion on record in May 2020 at 33.4%, which compares with the 30.8% reported in April 2020. However this is against a back drop of during the three months

Watch again: Coronavirus shops re-open back to work webinar

If you missed today's coronavirus shops re-open back to work webinar, discussing ecommerce strategies for retailers then you can stream it ondemand here. With businesses across the country opening up and lock down restrictions starting to be relaxed things are anything bar normal and they’re likely

Live 11am today – Attend our Coronavirus Back to Work Webinar

The shops have reopened in England and things are feeling just that little bit more normal, but nothing could be further from the truth. With businesses across the country opening up and lock down restrictions starting to be relaxed things are anything bar normal and

Shops get back to work but what does this mean for ecommerce?

It's 9am and today for the first time in almost three months the shops across England are opening again, with of course social distancing in place. They opened a few days ago in Northern Ireland and at some point soon will reopen in Wales and

No UK Brexit Extension confirms Government minister

Michael Gove, MP for Surrey Heath and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster has confirmed that there will be no UK Brexit extension to the transition period. He has formally confirmed to the EU that the UK will allow the transition agreement to expire at

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Flexible Furlough

On Friday, the Chancellor announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will close at the end of October. In the mean time flexible furlough arrangements will be introduced to help ease employees back to work. At the same time, employers will be asked to start

SEISS Second Payout for businesses adversely impacted by Coronavirus

Rishi Sunak announced on Friday that the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be extended - with those eligible able to claim a SEISS Second Payout capped at £6,570. This will be the final grant available for the self employed. Those eligible under the Self-Employment Income Support

8 Tips for growing ecommerce sales through online marketplaces

Over the past few months, tens of thousands of traditional high street retailers have started selling online and on marketplaces for the very first time. If that is you, then read on... GFS have produced a dead easy to digest 8 Tips for growing ecommerce

Coronavirus webinar: How to get back to work

With the government having announced their plans to slowly ease the lock down and for the country to transition to a 'new normal', business will slowly start getting back to work over the next weeks and months and this will mean changes to how you

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